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Judge excoriates “shameless” family case with costs of £5.5m

23rd March 2023

Legal Futures

A family court judge has described a case where the two parties racked up costs of £5.5m as “one of the most shameless pieces of litigation” he has ever seen.

Calling the situation a “catastrophe” and “completely absurd”, Mr Justice Francis was deeply critical of the husband who, despite being hugely wealthy, had decided to dispense with his expensive lawyers shortly before trial.

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